Buttons And Bows Birthday

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This party feature today just took my breath away. Created by Dawn of Ruby May Designs, for her daughter’s birthday, this Buttons and Bows party is very sophisticated but still girly enough for a 5 year old. The focal point is of course the dessert cabinet and has lots of details without feeling out of […]

Top-Your-Own-Cupcake Bar

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You know I love a good “build your own” food station and this cupcake-topping bar is styled beautifully for Autumn parties and enteraining. Created by Enjoy Cupcakes and photographed by Jennifer Young Photography, the DIY details are charming with a touch of vintage style… The homemade tags around the syrup bottles; the hollowed out pumpkins […]

Halloween Framed Silhouette Wall + FREE Downloads

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Add some spooky wall art to your Halloween decorating this year with a framed silhouette display. I found these printable silhouettes from Value Village and they add a great focal point. I put together this wall of frames as a backdrop to my Gothic Glam party design, and I love how it turned out. It’s […]

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

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There’s not much I like better in the fall and winter than my slow cooker filled with comfort food, especially for weekends. Last Sunday I made my classic and EASY vegetable beef soup recipe and it was delicious served with a piece of crusty French bread. The “secret” is in the seasoning and letting it […]

Halloween Gothic-Glam Ladies Night

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I hope you’re in the mood for a ladies night Halloween party with Gothic-Glam style. My latest contribution for Celebrations is full of ideas from table decor, to an appetizer I like to call “flesh & bones” for the occasion, a Black Widow cocktail, a Halloween “coffin” cake, and clever white chocolate skeleton favors, all […]

Green Garden Bridal Shower {Guest Feature}

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I’ve been wanting to share this beautiful bridal shower shoot for quite some time, and I think the rustic look of it is great for this time of year. Created by The Wedding Chicks and photographed by Lane Dittoe, the DIY details are gorgeous and unexpected. Old books and book pages are used in several […]

“Green Goblin” Punch Recipe

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Try this adult punch recipe for Halloween and give it a creepy name like “Green Goblin” punch, or “slime.”  The color also lends itself nicely to a St. Patricks day party, or any party based on a green color scheme.  The melon and coconut flavored liquors make this punch delicious year round.  Green Melon Punch […]